The Plugin4LabTech development team has let it leak out that the next version of the Backup Windows for LabTech plugin will now include Offsite Synchronization as a standard feature in all new versions. This feature allows MSPs to Offsite the local backups with schedulable Sync times keeping mirrors of the local backup directory on storage services across… Continue reading
Integrated LabTech Backups
Squidworks released today the most cost effective backup solution integrated with LabTech available, coming in at a whopping $1 per agent!
If you are like me, then backups are pretty costly at an average of $40 dollars a server license. If you have a 100 servers to backup, then your monthly bill is $4,000.00 per month… Continue reading
A new plugin is under development here inside the Squidworks garage that allows Labtech MSPs to manage Dell Appassure Backup Cores servers from a common console inside of Labtech. The new plugin leverages Appassure REST API to mine data from each core and send that data back to the Labtech database. Using the same processes the plugin is able to… Continue reading
Replay.Core.Contracts.Agents.AgentPairingFailedException: Error occurred pairing to agent at URL
Here is several possible fixes for this type of error based on state of agent systems, Each fix is based on a given type of problem. I will continue to post other fixes for this error type as I come across them.
New Agent Install on Windows DC or SBS server.
So you just installed an Appassure 5 core server… Continue reading
AppAssure backups stop making snapshots and you start seeing a flood of log errors in the event viewer reporting Log write failed for device \Device\HarddiskVolume (drive ?:). the failure status code is the last word of the data. an error event occurred. eventid: 0xcaa12433
AppAssure Replay backup reports Errors, ‘Unable to take VSS Snapshot of volume(s) because the VSS subsystem is in a bad state.’ or ‘Error taking snapshot of volume(s): AddToSnapshotSet failed when trying to add volume ‘C:’ – VSS Provider is not registered’
I found this to be a fairly common issue when deploying new Replay… Continue reading
So you may have a Windows 2003 server or servers that after installing the agents, configuring permissions and setting system to Protect on your core keeps failing to grab the first snapshot from your system.
This is quite common in Windows 2003 but may see it in 2008 as well. The issue is that the Winsock is messed up. Download and run
Are you having VSS issues? Need a script to launch when either errors are reported or as a point and shoot script to repair VSS writer issues? Well Cubert has created a new VSS script that is fairly simple in nature but gets the job done nicely. This Kasey Agent Procedure was written for Kaseya 6+ RMM and has 2 parts.
Part… Continue reading
Backup Windows Systems to a FTP Server
Download: -> Kaseya FTP Backups
So you have Kaseya clients out on the wire that need some level of backup but are not near a NAS or USB Drive. Have thoes clients backup to a FTP server by using WinSCP and a Kaseya Script to do the job for you.
This script has several peices and can be customized for… Continue reading